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Erik Brown

President, Forensic Scientist

Forensics Guy Inc


Mr. Erik Brown is an independent criminalist and court recognized expert in multiple forensic fields, including firearms examination, shooting incident reconstruction, arson investigations, breath and blood alcohol analysis, and drug identification. He is a former criminalist with the City of Phoenix and Chandler Police Department Crime Labs. Mr. Brown currently heads Forensics Guy Inc., an independent forensic consulting firm specializing in forensic alcohol and firearms science.

Mr. Brown travels to various government crimes labs across the country as a paid consultant. The primary disciplines that Mr. Brown consult in are firearms, toxicology and controlled substances analysis.

Mr. Brown is a member of the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE), and a regular member of the Southwest Association of Forensic Scientists (SWAFS). and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Criminalistics (DABC). He has been certified by AZDPS as an operator and QAS for the Intoxilyzer 5000s and 8000s, a past Laboratory Analyst Permit holder for blood alcohol analysis, and is trained on HGN and SFST’s, as a firearms examiner by AFTE, and as a Diplomate of the American Board of Criminalists. He is a lecturer and instructor for police officers, prosecutors, defense attorneys, law students and professors in a broad range of forensic fields, including blood alcohol analysis, firearms examination, evidence collection and drug recognition. He a BS in Environmental Toxicology from the University of California at Davis.